Plus   Neg

Newell Brands President And CEO Michael Polk To Retire

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) said that its President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Polk will retire from the company at the end of the second quarter.

Michael Polk has been the company's President and Chief Executive Officer since 2011 and a member of the Newell Brands Board of Directors since 2009.

The company also said its board has commenced a search process to identify the Company's next CEO, and has retained Heidrick & Struggles, a global executive search firm, to assist in a thorough search process.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Amazon.com, Inc. can be held liable for damages caused by defective goods sold on its Marketplace including third parties, according to a ruling by a California appeals court. The California Fourth District Court of Appeals was pronouncing the ruling in a case where a defective replacement laptop battery caught fire and inflicted a woman with third-degree burns. Facebook has launched "Voting Information Center" on Facebook and Instagram platforms, with a view to boosting the number of Americans vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election in November. The social media giant's latest initiative is expected to help 4 million voters register this year, and help them navigate a 'confusing election process'. Epic Games Inc., the developer of popular game Fortnite, has filed lawsuits against both Apple Inc. and Google after they removed the game from their app stores. The development reflects disputes related to app store fee the tech giants take from each purchase. Epic Games, which has been against the 30 percent revenue cut the two tech giants take from paid apps, added a direct payment option.
Follow RTT